Top Cambodian General’s Family Tied to $100 Million Australian Fraud

A pair of dodgy investment schemes link an Australian businessman to the upper echelons of the Cambodian People’s Party.

The daughters of one of Cambodia’s most notorious and long-serving generals acted as fronts for an Australian real estate fraud valued at roughly $100 million, according to a 2019 federal court order.

Gen. Pol Saroeun is one of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s most trusted lieutenants – commander-in-chief of the armed forces from 2009 to 2018 and now a senior minister.

In full: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/australia-general-fraud-09302020161441.html

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